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Executive Officer in the Office of the Vice-President (Research and Technology) (Appointment for 12 months) [Ref. B/R/1223/09]


The appointee will work in the Office of the Vice-President (Research and Technology) to assist the Senior Communications and Public Relations Manager in promoting University’s research achievement to different target audience (both local and international), and the large-scale flagship innovation and entrepreneurship programme HK Tech 300.   S/he will be responsible for:

  1. Promoting research outputs to different target audience, e.g. academic peers from other fields, and the general public;
  2. Developing and implementing effective (on/offline) marketing and communications initiatives for HK Tech 300;
  3. Media pitching for HK Tech 300 and the University’s research achievements;
  4. Interviewing researchers/start-up teams, and generating contents for on/offline promotions for different target audience, e.g. e-newsletter, leaflet, and booklets;
  5. Facilitating media interviews with spokespersons and start-up teams;
  6. Exploring and identifying new channels and content ideas for promotion;
  7. Handling media inquiries and maintaining media relations (both local, regional and international media), especially those related to science, innovation and technology, and research news;
  8. Managing agencies and vendors;
  9. Support in event management and publication production; and
  10. Any other duties and projects as assigned by supervisors.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Communications/Journalism/English/Translation/Marketing or related disciplines;
  2. Minimum 7 years’ experience in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing, or related fields;
  3. Excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (both Putonghua and Cantonese);
  4. Being mature, independent, well-organised, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and eager to learn  with problem-solving skills and analytical mind;
  5. Good interpersonal and communication skills,
  6. Knowledge of media trends; and
  7. Flexible and willing to work under pressure are required.
  8. A background in STEM is and experience in video production/event management/marketing communications in technology or start-up related industry would be an advantage.


Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test.

(Those who have responded to the previous advertisements need not re-apply.)

Salary and Conditions of Service

Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.

Information and Application

Further information on the post and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311]. 

To apply, please submit an online application.  Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basic until the position is filled.  Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

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